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Oral statement: Item 2: General Debate UN Human Rights Council Forty-fifth session: 14 September - 6 October 2020

, Index number: IOR 40/3053/2020

In this oral statement, delivered at the 45th Session of the Human Rights Council in a dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Amnesty International urged support for the Human Rights Council to hold an Urgent Debate on Belarus and establish an investigation into recent violations; called for an international investigation into the port blast in Beirut, Lebanon; welcomed strong collective action by 29 states expressing concern about the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia; and expressed concern about the human rights situation in Algeria, and Morocco and Western Sahara.

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